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One of my golf buddies often laughs when he mishits a shot. It’s a strange,almost macabre laugh, perhaps that of a deranged man being led to the gas chamber. Golf can bring that out. It is definitely not a laugh of joy, or delight, or whimsy. There are a lot of tears in that laugh, and the louder he takes it, the more anguish is beneath it. It’s a laugh that makes me feel uncomfortable, for no one else around us is laughing with him. We all have our heads down and no one is looking at him. We’ve all been there…except for the laughing bit. Hunter Mahan laughed some too when he flubbed that chip in the Ryder Cup. What else could he do? The crying would come later. But at the moment of the flub, (more…)

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